April 2014

Cape Atlantic Woodturners Newsletter

Volume #4, Issue #4
Subject: Club Minutes 4/15/2014

Show and Tell was limited but had a Salt and Pepper Mill and a re-turned Goblet by Joe Jones. Bob Broschart showed a Micro Laminated and Mahogany Pepper grinder and two Natural Edge Bowls. He also showed a Zanatura" ????? Shirley Hill gave a presentation of her trip and attendance to the Peters Valley School of Craft.She described the wonderful classes and accommodations available. She is expecting to enroll in this years in the "From Tree to Lathe” class with Dennis Fuge as instructor.

On to the big event of the night the unavailing of the Clubs new Vicmarc 3 HP 220 V Wood turning lathe and attachments. The lathe comes with Variable Speed Control F/R and Remote On/Off Control Box. Also over Twenty Five Chisels and a assortment of Chucks, Drive Centers and Equipment. We also now have a Delta Slow Speed Pedestal Grinder and Sharpening Fixtures.

We should give a big thanks to Gerald and the students of Gerald's High School for their work on the Club Trailer. They replaced the roof Nose and the roof Window as well as Completely rewired the Trailer complete with 120v input and Internal wiring. They installed a 1500 lb. Remote controlled Winch, Battery and BatteryCharger and 120v inside recepticals.

The Dolly Fixtures to move the Lathe and the Portable Pedestal Grinder were designed and manufactured by Arthur.

As you can see by the attached photos the members were invited to do some turning on the lathe and tryout the new tools. Everyone seemed to enjoy the new equipment.

Your skirtless secretary,


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Up Coming Events

  • Our next meeting will be held on May 20th at the Library at 7:00 PM
  • The bring back project was won by Bob Broschart who will be bringing a finished item and a new piece of wood for the next winner.

See you there!

President - Gerald Bruman
Vice President - Arthur Bichsel
Secretary - John Andrews
Treasurer - Tom Henry
Photographer / Video - Jeffery Schnell
Education - Tom Henry
Newsletter Editor - Arthur Bichsel
Webmaster/Secretary - Gerald Mc Grantham
Website - capeatlanticwoodturners.com

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